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Sony Interactive Entertainment (formerly Sony Computer Entertainment) is a video game company founded by Sony in 1993. Its best known product is the PlayStation line of video game consoles, with which it is considered one of the top powerhouses in the business. It is currently the second largest video game company by market revenue in the world.note 

It went through several changes and renames over the years, with its recent rename being 2016. Its global headquarters was formerly in Tokyo, but since the 2016 restructuring it has been centered in San Mateo, California (the company as a whole still ultimately reports to Tokyo, as Sony's headquarters is in there).

The company's most notable division is PlayStation Studios (formerly SCE Worldwide Studios and SIE Worldwide Studios), an umbrella company watching over Sony's various development studios.

Sony video game consoles:

Home consoles

Handheld consoles

Divisions and subsidiaries:

Active game development studios

Former game development studios

  • 989 Studios (founded in 1995; shut down in 2005)
  • Bigbig Studios (acquired in 2007; shut down in 2012)
  • Camden Studio (founded in 1998; merged with Team Soho to form London Studio in 2002)
  • Contrail (founded in 1997; absorbed into Sony in 2000)
  • Evolution Studios (acquired in 2007; shut down in 2016)
  • Guerrilla Cambridge (formerly known as SCE Cambridge Studio, founded in 1997 and restructured in 2010; shut down in 2017)
  • Incognito Entertainment (acquired in 2002; shut down in 2009)
  • Japan Studio (founded in 1993; reconstructed into Team Asobi in 2021)
  • London Studio (founded in 2002; shut down in 2024)
  • Manchester Studio (founded in 2015; shut down in 2020)
  • Pixelopus (founded in 2014; shut down in 2023)
  • Sony Imagesoft (founded in 1989, merged with Sony Interactive Entertainment America in 1995)
  • Sony Online Entertainment (founded in 1995; sold off and renamed Daybreak Game Company in 2015)
  • Studio Liverpool (acquired in 1993; shut down in 2012)
  • Team Soho (founded in 1994; merged with Camden Studio to form London Studio in 2002)
  • Zipper Interactive (acquired in 2006; shut down in 2012)

Other subsidiaries

  • Audeze (headset manufacturer, acquired in 2023)
  • Audiokinetic (audio development software company, acquired in 2019)
  • Gaikai (streaming-based software company, acquired in 2012)
  • iSize (AI-based video software company, acquired in 2023)
  • PlayStation Productions (SIE's very own film production studio, formed in 2016 and officially founded in 2019)
  • (online game tournament platform, acquired in 2022)
  • SN Systems (development tools company, acquired in 2005)

Video games developed and/or published by SIE:

Alternative Title(s): Sony Computer Entertainment